UCSB Sustainability is committed to Justice centered Diversity Equity & Inclusion. We will work to directly address racism and all forms of discrimination. We will ensure collaborative and inclusive processes where our sustainability work is driven by the contributions of diverse voices and perspectives. We are at the early stages of doing this work. Please read the full statement and see our list of initial action items.
A new Carbon Neutrality Dashboard makes it easy for the UC community and general public to explore and understand our collective strategies for reducing carbon emissions over time. This online tool was created by staff from UC Davis and UC Santa Barbara, and is supported by colleagues systemwide.
Did you know that furniture can be a major source of toxic chemicals? To address this problem, UC Santa Barbara recently signed a pledge through the Center for Environmental Health to commit to purchasing safer furniture products to protect the health of the community and the global environment.
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